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Think VTE this World Thrombosis Day

NEWS: 13 Oct 2015, Safe Surgery NZ

Haematologists at Auckland DHB are joining global health leaders to raise awareness of one of the world’s most preventable hospital deaths.

Video: Preventing Venous Thromoembolism

PUBLICATION: 27 Nov 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

In this video Dr Ulrike Buehner shares her experience of introducing routine VTE risk assessment of every patient over 18 years old at Lakes District Health Board.

GPs’ role in preventing VTE in surgical patients

NEWS: 3 Nov 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

Blood clots and YOU is a new venous thromboembolism (VTE) brochure developed by Southern Cross Hospitals as a resource for GPs to share and discuss with patients going on to surgery.

World Thrombosis Day highlights need for systematic approach to VTE

NEWS: 13 Oct 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

Vascular surgeon Mr Ian Civil, clinical lead for the Commission’s reducing perioperative harm programme, welcomes World Thrombosis Day today as an opportunity to highlight the importance of hospitals ensuring they have a systematic

World Thrombosis Day aims to raise awareness about VTE

MEDIA RELEASE: 10 Oct 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

World Thrombosis Day, for which the Health Quality & Safety Commission is partnering with the the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, is on Monday 13 October and is targeting both patients and clinicians.

New resources to improve patient safety in theatre

NEWS: 18 Sep 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Reducing Perioperative Harm programme has two new videos to add to the growing list of resources focused on improving teamwork and communication.

Surgeons welcome latest perioperative mortality report

NEWS: 28 Mar 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Press release from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, welcoming the release of the second Report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC).

Report sheds light on surgery-related deaths

NEWS: 27 Mar 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

A new report out today sheds light on the death rates from four areas of surgery and anaesthesia, and recommends improvements to the way patients are assessed for risk.

NMC Change Poster
National medication chart – review and design changes

NEWS: 27 Aug 2012, Medication Safety

The national medication chart has been reviewed and design changes made with the aim of balancing the needs of all clinicians and patient populations. Posters showing these changes are being sent out on Friday 31 August.

Revised national medication charts available

NEWS: 12 Jul 2012, Medication Safety

The revised charts, incorporating feedback from DHBs, paediatric consultation and the pilot of the long stay chart, will be available this month.